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Dental-surgery robot surpasses 1,000 implants

January 23, 2020 | News

MIAMI, Florida, USA: Since 2000, more than 4 million robotic-assisted surgeries have taken place across multiple medical specialties, including cardiovascular, neurology and orthopedics. Until the launch of Yomi, the first and only FDA-cleared robot-assisted dental-surgery system, dentistry has not been able to benefit from this revolutionary technology.

AAE announces its 2020 award winners

January 21, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Association of Endodontists is announcing the recipients of its awards, to be formally presented at the association’s annual meeting in Nashville this April.

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AO 2020 Annual Meeting sessions to address ever-changing landscape

January 16, 2020 | Events

As one of four plenary sessions to be held concurrently on March 20, the surgical and prosthetic tracks of the Academy of Osseointegration's (AO) 2020 Annual Meeting will feature nearly 30 renowned experts who will provide a full day of programming to address clinical problems and share methodologies that may improve outcomes or streamline dental implant therapy.

Mobile clinic provides $300,000 in care during a cross-country tour

January 14, 2020 | News

IRVINE, Calif., USA: A Mobile Dental Clinic operated by the Pacific Dental Services (PDS) Foundation provided $342,234 in donated dentistry to 502 patients in need during its 2019 tour across the country.

Benco Dental honored as one of Pennsylvania’s Best Workplaces

January 9, 2020 | Business | News

PITTSTON, Pa., USA: For the third consecutive year, Benco Dental has received recognition as one of the Best Places to Work in Northeast Pennsylvania by Times Leader Media Group, a collection of print and digital products that provide coverage of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area.

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Dentsply Sirona Academy reaches attendance milestone

January 7, 2020 | Education | News

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: Dentsply Sirona’s Charlotte-based Dentsply Sirona Academy welcomed more than 10,000 guests through its doors in 2019.

Benco helps practices grow with Dental Intelligence

December 21, 2019 | News

Dental Intelligence, a leader in helping dental practices use actionable data to improve patient care, team collaboration and practice profitability, has aligned with Benco Dental, one of the nation’s largest independent dental distributors. Their shared goal: helping all dentists in the United States grow in ways that are important to them and their patients.

Smiles in the Sun 2020: A winning combination

December 20, 2019 | News

Is it a beautiful beach, world-class speakers for great continuing education, good fellowship? Or perhaps it is fishing, a round of golf, or a relaxing time at the spa. Or maybe even it is the opportunity to renew friendships and make new ones. Whatever your choices, Smiles in the Sun 2020, to be held be held April 30 to May 3 in Long Boat Key, Fla., has the perfect combination.

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Osseointegration Foundation accepting research grant applications

December 19, 2019 | News

The Osseointegration Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 AO/OF Research Grant.

Maintain unlimited arm motion with the Posiflex Arm System

December 18, 2019 | Business

RGP is closing in on its 26th year in business. It seems like just yesterday the company was introducing the dental community to its Relax and Hydro Armrests. Right from inception, dental professionals near and far understood the importance of taking the load off of their arms and back, the company declares, adding that RGP was there to help.

AO sets new standard with adoption of IJPRD as exclusive member benefit

December 17, 2019 | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: The board of directors of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) has made an unparalleled move of adopting the International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry (IJPRD) as its second official journal, significantly elevating the level of benefits offered to its members, the AO announced in a press release.

New York dentists collaborating with community groups give free services to metro area veterans

December 16, 2019 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: In December, 24 dental offices under the direction of Dr. Bernard Fialkoff and in collaboration with the NYC Mayors Office Department of Veterans’ Services, provided no-charge dental exams and cleanings to veterans across all NYC boroughs and Long Island. They delivered this holiday Hanukkah and Christmas gift to acknowledge our veterans’ selfless dedication to protect the freedoms we all enjoy in the USA.

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Interview: “This software will be revolutionary”

December 13, 2019 | Interviews

At the recent 2019 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM), Dental Tribune International spoke with Edward Im, sales manager at DIGIRAY, about the company’s products and services and how it is integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into its software.

At 2019 GNYDM, Henry Schein hosts scanning challenge for dental students

December 12, 2019 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: At the 2019 Greater New York Dental Meeting, Henry Schein hosted a dental-student event as part of its larger efforts in support of the Dr. Edward D. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund and the fund’s “Progressive Pathways to Dental Success” program, which helps students, residents, clinicians, professionals, educational institutions, industry representatives and dental associations achieve success in their dental careers.

Hinman unveils new courses and programs for all dentists

December 11, 2019 | News

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting — described by organizers as the nation’s leading dental meeting and comprehensive source of continuing education in dentistry — has announced several new educational programs and tracks for dentists of all ages and levels of experience.

Interview: 50 years of Glidewell Laboratories

December 9, 2019

Glidewell Laboratories is currently celebrating 50 years of continuous growth and evolution, and the recent Glidewell Dental Symposium in Orlando was the perfect setting to catch up with company founder and CEO Jim Glidewell, who has transformed a one-man dental shop into the most successful dental laboratory in the world.

AAP and SUNSTAR announce 2019 Innovation Grant recipients

December 6, 2019 | News

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is pleased to announce that members Kevin M. Byrd, DDS, PhD; Maria L. Geisinger, DDS, MS; and Chun-Teh Lee, DDS, MS, DMSc, are the 2019 recipients of the SUNSTAR Innovation Grant.

Mohr to speak on ‘New Frontiers in Robotic Surgery’ at AO meeting

December 6, 2019 | News

SEATTLE, Wash., USA: Has medical technology affected overall life longevity? What is the difference between infrastructure limited technology deployment and fast deploying technologies? Are emerging technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence impacting medical training and practice?

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